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(Rewind) Spring 2016: Hamilton? That Broadway musical phenomenon about the first Secretary of the Treasury? Yeah,  I guess I've heard of it.  Summer 2016: We sing along with Corden's Broadway Carpool Karaoke before the Tony's (which Ellie and I watch from beginning to end while the house sleeps). The...

My heart goes out to all those who live in fear daily, whether it is the global fear of terrorism or the countless fears we all face when life pushes us outside of what feels safe. We want to help but don't know how. We don't feel...

Leadership challenges are opportunities for your ongoing growth – and they will appear in many forms. Horseman Buck Brannaman said it well: The horse is a mirror to your soul…and sometimes you might not like what you see in the mirror. Check out this recent article...

55 minutes and the yoga class starts. That means, in 20 minutes I should be leaving for the gym. Which means I should definitely not be sitting in my pajamas on my laptop. For sure not that. I hate the phrase, "What you resist persists." It feels like...

(Do you want to be the first to receive blogs when they're published? Sign up for blogs by email when you providing your details here. Thanks!) I went to surf at Zuma on Monday morning after what was probably seven months of not surfing at Zuma....

Chasing Gidget is my old school new beginning in doing life differently. It's a diary not a memoir. Chasing Mavericks is a 2012 film that tells the story of Jay Moriarty's determination to conquer one of Northern California's beast waves, Mavericks. Gidget is a fictional character...

I am STOKED! Stoke is a verb. Its definitions include tending to or adding fuel to a fire and increasing the amount or strength to something. Surfers use this word as an adjective: to be "stoked" is to be completely and intensely enthusiastic, exhilarated, or excited about...

I don’t know about you, but I've not always been always comfortable sharing my inner thoughts out loud. I am equally unlikely to talk with you about my big problems or my big dreams.  Yet I know from experience that when I open up and get...

I don’t know about you, but my family was hit hard with the flu/cold/cough/ick that kept recycling this winter. Thankfully, we’re all well now, but while I was down I had a lot of time to reflect. Here’s what I noticed: Lesson #1: I (probably) do...

I LOVE DECEMBER! I just celebrated a birthday and Hanukkah starts this week. More than the pair of fuzzy legwarmers I saw in a sock shop in Solvang, the present I want to give myself is a solo week in Hawaii to learn to surf. Underneath...